Lawsuit Filed Against Criminal Court Judges

WDSU.com - December 20, 2010

New Orleans - A lawsuit was filed today against judges at Orleans Parish Criminal Court. The dispute stems from a fee that they apparently have not been collecting that would provide funding to the Public Defenders Office.

Read More Here

Marijuana, Misdemeanor Offenses Will Now Get Just A Court Summons, No Trip To Jail

WWLTV.com - December 16, 2010

New orleans - The criminal justice community is hailing a City Council decision Thursday as a progressive reform that can help the city run more efficiently.

Read More Here

Ten New Orleans Organizations To Share $1.5 Million In Federal Crime-fighting Money

Nola.com - December 13, 2010

New Orleans - Ten local public and private organizations will share a $1.5 million federal grant that will underwrite activities designed to prevent and fight crime.

Read More Here

As Council Passes Budget, Some Worry About Higher Taxes

WWLTV.com - December 1, 2010

New orleans – As the New Orleans City Council passed the 2011 budget Wednesday, word spread quickly about spikes in fees and property taxes. 

Read More Here

 

Home News & Events OPD News
OPD gray transparent logo

Find Us

Orleans Public Defenders
2601 Tulane Avenue
Suite 700
New Orleans, LA 70119
    Tel: (504) 821-8101
    Fax: (504) 821-5285